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Microsoft MD-101T00 – Managing Modern Desktops

  • Length 5 days
  • Price $4290 inc GST
  • Version A
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Why study this course

In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy using modern deployment methods, as well as how to implement an update strategy. Students will be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies.

This course also covers what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organisation. Students will also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of security in modern management including authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies.

Students will be introduced to technologies such Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, as well as how to leverage them to protect devices and data.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan, develop, and implement an Operating System deployment, upgrade, and update strategy.

  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.

  • Plan and implement device enrollment and configuration.

  • Manage and deploy applications and plan a mobile application management strategy.

  • Manage users and authentication using Azure AD and Active Directory DS.

  • Describe and implement methods used to protect devices and data.

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Who is the course for?

The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organisation.

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.

Course subjects

Module 1: Modern Management

  • The Enterprise Desktop

  • Azure AD Overview

  • Managing Identities in Azure AD

Module 2: Device Enrollment

  • Managing Device Authentication (Azure AD)

  • Device Enrollment using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM)

  • Device Enrollment using Microsoft Intune (MDM)

Module 3: Configuring Profiles

  • Configuring Device Profiles (Intune)

  • Managing User Profiles (Roaming and Redirected profiles: Group Policy / On Premises)

Module 4: Application Management

  • Implementing Mobile Application Management (MAM)

  • Deploying and Updating Applications (Group Policy, MECM, Intune, Microsoft Store for Business)

Module 5: Managing Authentication and Compliance

  • Protecting Identities in Azure AD

  • Enabling Organisation Access (VPN)

  • Implementing Device Compliance Policies (Intune)

Module 6: Managing Security

  • Implementing Device Date Protection (Windows Information Protection policies – Intune, EFS and Bitlocker (on-premises))

  • Managing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

  • Managing Microsoft Defender for Windows 10

Module 7: Deployment using MECM Part 1

  • Assessing Deployment Readiness

  • On-Premise Deployment Tools and Strategies (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013: Update 2)

Module 8: Deployment using MECM Part 2

  • Deploying New Devices (Autopilot)

  • Dynamic Deployment Methods

  • Planning a Transition to Modern Management (MECM Co-Management)

Module 9: Managing Updates for Windows 10

  • Updating Windows 10

  • Windows Update for Business (Intune)

  • Desktop Analytics (Azure AD and MECM)


The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies. It is recommended students complete course MD-100T00 – Windows 10, prior to taking this course.

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The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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